The Indian consumer industry experienced a 33% drop in new job postings in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Unilever with 398 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of consumer company job postings. GlobalData’s Consumer: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the consumer industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 20% share of the Indian consumer industry new job postings in Q4 2023, down by 74% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive consumer industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 20% of the total new job postings in Q4 2023 and were down by 27% year-on-year. Second highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which accounted for 8% and drop by 43% year-on-year, and third highest were Sales and Related Occupations, which were 24% of the new job postings and 29% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in consumer industry accounted for 32% of hiring activity

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The highest number of jobs were posted by Unilever with 398, followed by PepsiCo with 358, while the highest increase was at Haleon at 99%.

For further understanding of GlobalData's Consumer: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023, buy the report here.